TORONTO - Oct. 13, 2019 -
Innocent people and their families who have been affected by a wrongful conviction may be looking to vote for a political party committed to reducing wrongful convictions. As of this press release three parties have offered pledges in their campaigns to support an independent wrongful conviction tribunal– the Liberals, NDP and the Greens.
Indictment Structure for Historical Allegations: A Missed Opportunity at the Supreme Court of Canada?
A recent case heard by the Supreme Court of Canada, R. v. M.R.H., involved the issue of indictments that combined multiple alleged historical sexual assault incidents into one individual count. Since the removal of the statute of limitations on sex crimes approximately three decades ago, this has been common practice by police services and Crown prosecutors in the name of "simplification". The insidious practice combines distinctly separate incidents that had allegedly occurred in different places (sometimes even
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